Sheet Music for 8 Popular Christmas Songs

Printer-friendly Piano Music for the Holidays

Christmas Piano Sheet Music

It's always easier to learn a song that you're already familiar with, so what would be better than to entertain yourself with your favorite holiday tunes while you practice? The following Christmas songs are well-known tunes that have been arranged to sight-read easily for beginner and intermediate pianists.

The following sheet music is available in printer-friendly PNG or JPEG image formats, or may be downloaded as one PDF file and comes pre-packaged with lyrics.

What Child Is This?

This carol is famously known as being set to the tune of the traditional English Greensleeves. Written in the key of F# minor, this original arrangement travels the octaves and experiments with texture, so it works best as a solo piano piece, but lyrics have still been included:

Silent Night

This is a tranquil D major arrangement of the beloved Austrian classic, Stille Nacht, and a worldwide favorite. The sheet music includes English and German lyrics and is suitable for any playing-level:

O Come, All Ye Faithful

Another worldwide favorite that's also known as Adeste Fideles, this chord-based version in G major is simple and to-the-point. The lyrics below are available in Latin, English, French, Spanish and German:

Away In A Manger

Learn this calm, yet bright arrangement of the carol's popular Mueller variation, set in the key of D major. Perfect for the intermediate pianist or the beginner pianist who is comfortable with rhythm in the bass:

The First Noel

Choose from two playing levels of this English carol: A simple arrangement, designed for the beginner or as a background for vocals, and an elaborate, intermediate tune which boasts fuller chords and a bit more rhythmic freedom. Both versions are written in the key of D major:

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

This may be the most mysterious-sounding of all the Christmas carols. In this arrangement, the bass line is simple to bring out the medieval qualities of its melody, so it's appropriate for all skill levels. This arrangement is written in the key of E minor:

O Christmas Tree / O Tannenbaum

A wintery ode to the evergreen, this tune originated in Germany and went on to become one of the most recognizable Christmas songs the world over. Choose between a simple piano/vocal score and an intermediate arrangement with more frills. Both of these scores are written in the key of F major:

O Holy Night / Cantique de Noël

This peaceful, triumphant carol is among the most beloved in the Anglosphere as well as in French-speaking areas, where it began. This slightly elaborate yet calm arrangement is written in the key of F major and includes lyrics in both French and English: